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City ‘flips the switch’ to light up new sports field near community campus

PORTSMOUTH – Since opening the new sports grounds off Campus Drive in June 2021, the facility has become a popular community asset. Now that darkness is coming earlier, the athletic field will be even more accessible thanks to the new lighting system now installed.

The Athletic Field project included a 360ft x 225ft synthetic turf multipurpose playing field that meets several of the planning objectives outlined in the city’s 2010 Comprehensive Recreational Needs Study and 2016 Update of this study, as well as an innovative regional project stormwater treatment system, consisting of two types of systems to treat runoff water from the West Road industrial area and improve the quality of drainage water to the Sagamore Creek.

In public comments during the project’s February 2020 City Council working session, many residents spoke passionately about the long-standing need for a sports field to meet the demand for a variety of sporting activities. recreational and organized.

The Recreation Department is planning the 2nd Annual Family Fall Festival at the Sports Field on Saturday, October 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event includes family games, crafts, entertainment, food trucks and a Touch-a-Truck experience.

SubCom to Host Career Fair in Newington

NEWINGTON – SubCom, which designs, manufactures, deploys, maintains and operates the industry’s most reliable fiber optic submarine cable networks, will host a job fair on its campus at 100 Piscataqua Drive, Newington, Thursday, October 20, 3 a.m. to 7 p.m. The company is looking to fill vacancies in everything from production (no previous experience required) to administration.

Job seekers can register at www.subcom.com/careers and sign up for a tour of SubCom’s Newington plant, where the company builds the high-tech undersea cable networks that are the backbone of the global Internet. Door prizes for participants will be raffled off.

SubCom offers an exciting and fast-paced work environment with plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. Qualified employees can take advantage of differential shift scheduling, tuition assistance, generous time off, vacation and personal time off policies, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes a 5% 401k match with the company.

Visit www.subcom.com/careers to register or send a resume in advance to [email protected]

13th Annual Tree Festival

DOVER – The 13th annual Festival of Trees will take place on Friday, December 2 from 4-8 p.m. at Rivermill in Dover Landing.

Get your organization noticed – decorate a tree. Tree sponsorships are now open. There are 32 trees available this year and they are selling normally.

About the event:

  • 32 trees richly decorated by local businesses and organizations will be auctioned off and raffled off.
  • Christmas carols, refreshments and more!
  • Free and open to the public.

Sponsorship Cost: Tree sponsorship is $65 for Chamber members and $90 for non-members.

Tree Sponsor Contact Information:

  • Decorate your tree in the style you want
  • You have the opportunity to stand with your tree during the event and talk to festival-goers.
  • The Chamber provides the shaft and the shaft support.
  • Sponsors provide all decorations and giveaways (gift cards, event tickets, toys, etc.)

Register on https://www.dovernh.org/events/details/13th-annual-festival-of-trees-37650?calendarMonth=2022-12-01.

NHSaves Button Up Workshop is coming to the Seacoast

PORTSMOUTH — Button Up New Hampshire, the popular home energy-saving workshop series, is coming to the Seacoast. Portsmouth Energy Advisory Board and Rye Energy Board are running this free workshop for area residents. The workshop will take place on Thursday 3rd November at 6.30pm in the Levenson Room of the Portsmouth Public Library at 175 Parrott Avenue in Portsmouth. The workshop is free and no registration is necessary (although prior registration is required to participate by Zoom, go to: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_U30oFTjpTGyuhOOw7OlzdA.

The workshop is sponsored by NHSaves and coordinated statewide by the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative. NHSaves is a collaboration of New Hampshire electric and natural gas utilities (Eversource, Liberty Utilities, NH Electric Cooperative and Unitil). Utilities work together to provide NH customers with information, incentives and support designed to save energy, reduce costs and protect the NH environment. PAREI of Plymouth, NH works with local groups throughout the state to present these workshops to the public on behalf of New Hampshire utilities.

Focus on the Portsmouth Peace Treaty

PORTSMOUTH – Christ Episcopal Church at 1035 Lafayette Road in Portsmouth presents a special program on Sunday, October 23 at 12 p.m. to take a closer look at the Portsmouth Peace Treaty and its historical links to Christ Church.

Christ Church hosts President Charles B. Doleac, Founder/Moderator of the Portsmouth Peace Treaty Forum, to present a program outlining President Theodore Roosevelt’s multi-track diplomacy that included Russian and Japanese delegations, the U.S. Navy and citizens of New Hampshire who hosted the thirty days of negotiations that culminated in the Portsmouth Peace Treaty. Theodore Roosevelt was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906 for orchestrating the negotiations that ended what historians now call “World War Zero,” the Russo-Japanese War.

The program is free and open to the public. A question-and-answer session will follow the illustrated presentation.

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